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Author and Screenwriter
Anthony Horowitz is one of the most popular childrenâ€™s writers working today. Both Alex Rider and The Power of Five are No.1 bestselling series and have been enjoyed by millions of readers worldwide. The hugely successful Alex Rider series, which has spurred a trend of junior spy books, has achieved great critical acclaim and Anthony has won numerous awards including the Booksellers Assocation/Nielson Author of the Year Award at the 2006 British Book Awards, and the Red House Childrenâ€™s Book Award. The first adventure, Stormbreaker, was made into a blockbuster movie, starring Alex Pettyfer, Ewan McGregor, Bill Nighy and Robbie Coltrane.
Anthonyâ€™s other titles for Walker Books include the Diamond Brothers mysteries; Groosham Grange and Return to Groosham Grange; The Devil and His Boy; Granny and The Switch. Anthony also writes extensively for TV, with programmes including Midsomer Murders, Poirot, Foyleâ€™s War and most recently, the ITV drama Collision. He lives in London.